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Same-origin bypass with web workers and XMLHttpRequest

oval:org.mitre.oval:def:18002

The Web Workers implementation in Mozilla Firefox before 23.0 Firefox ESR 17.x before 17.0.8 Thunderbird before 17.0.8 Thunderbird ESR 17.x before 17.0.8 and SeaMonkey before 2.20 does not properly restrict XMLHttpRequest calls which allows remote attackers to bypass the Same Origin Policy and conduct cross-site scripting (XSS) attacks via unspecified vectors.

Family:
windows
Status:
ACCEPTED
Platform(s):
  • Microsoft Windows 2000
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003
  • Microsoft Windows XP
  • Microsoft Windows 7
  • Microsoft Windows Vista
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Class:
vulnerability
Reference(s):
  • CVE-2013-1714
Product(s):
  • Mozilla Firefox ESR
  • Mozilla Thunderbird ESR
  • Mozilla Firefox
  • Mozilla Seamonkey
  • Mozilla Thunderbird